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Steel Detailer Salary (United States)

A Steel Detailer earns an average wage of $18.94 per hour. A skill in Tekla is associated with high pay for this job.
Steel Detailer Salary (?
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$30,319 - $77,389
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MEDIAN: $46,941
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Steel Detailer Salary (?
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$13.51 - $27.60
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$30,319 - $77,389  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,069  
Profit Sharing
$195.74 - $10,213  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$30,562 - $64,746  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 80
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.51 - $27.60  
   
Overtime
$19.50 - $38.36  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,069  
   
Profit Sharing
$195.74 - $10,213  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$30,562 - $64,746  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 240
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Job Description for Steel Detailer

Steel detailers prepare detailed drawings of steel for various structures, meeting specifications established by architect. They must be able to detail structural metal projects of various sizes from start to finish, as well as possess the ability to maintain working relationships with project managers. Steel detailers must have good time management skills to ensure projects on completed on schedule, and they need to be able to detail projects with speed and accuracy, accepting project-related challenges as required. Steel detailers may act as mentors to the drafting department and other departments as needed. They also act as the detailer for shop drawings of various sizes, including complex projects, as well as oversee other shop drawings as required.
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Steel Detailer Tasks
  • Detail structural and plate steel, and miscellaneous metals.
  • Produce erection and shop plans and drawings for steel fabricators and erectors for the manufacture of steel members used in the construction of buildings, bridges, industrial plants and non-building structures.

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Pay by Experience Level for Steel Detailer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

Seattle
up arrow 16%
National Average
$44,000
Los Angeles
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St. Louis
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Steel Detailer Reviews

What is it like working as a Steel Detailer?
Steel Detailer in Atlanta:
"Very in depth and face paced. Strong math and analytical ski."
Pros: The ability to design and have input into big projects. Being able to see your work on display in the real world.
Cons: Very limited time to complete tasks. Very detail oriented tasks that require in depth thinking at a fast pace. Management.

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Experience Affects Steel Detailer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 21%
Experienced
up arrow 11%
Mid-Career
up arrow 4%
National Average
$44,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 20%

Skills That Affect Steel Detailer Salaries

Tekla
up arrow 28%
Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
up arrow 4%
Autocad Structural Detailing
up arrow 1%
National Average
$44,000
AutoCAD
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 56 votes.

Gender

Female
13%
female alumni
 
Male
87%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 74% dental benefits Dental: 55%
vision benefits Vision: 39% employee benefits None: 24%